Latest blogs

  • Date published: 20 January 2023

    Chief Executive Prof Joe Rafferty CBE writes his first blog of 2023 about the pressures on the NHS system this winter and how Mersey Care's services in mental and community care have used outstanding skill and dedication to help the wider health system.

  • Date published: 21 December 2022

    Chief Executive Prof Joe Rafferty CBE writes his final blog of 2022, reflecting on another busy year for Mersey Care including a CQC inspection, the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing demands on the healthcare system.

  • Date published: 9 November 2022

    Chief Executive Prof Joe Rafferty CBE writes his latest blog on the recent shocking footage in two TV documentaries about inpatient mental health and how Mersey Care have responded since.

  • Date published: 1 August 2022

  • Date published: 1 July 2022

    Chief Executive Prof Joe Rafferty CBE reflects on Mersey Care's estates journey - and the strategy and planning that enabled it to happen.

  • Date published: 13 June 2022

    One of my main duties as Chief Executive of one of the largest mental and community health trusts in the region is to look at how our services reflect the demands of our population.